UNIT STATUS: Welcome to the Fort Hood, Texas | 1st Cavalry Division web presence. Incoming Soldiers, please click on the newcomers link. For information to help understand the EFMP Process click on the EFMP Link For post information please call: 254-287-1110. If you notice any Suspicious Activity report it to:   254-288-COPS.

Welcome to the Fort Hood, Texas | 1st Cavalry Division web presence. Incoming Soldiers, please click on the newcomers link. For information to help understand the EFMP Process click on the EFMP Link For post information please call: 254-287-1110. If you notice any Suspicious Activity report it to:   254-288-COPS.

    Important Information

    Equal Opportunity
    Phone Number: 254-287-2978

    Suicide Prevention 
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255),
    Press 1 for the
    Military Crisis Line

    Army SHARP

    Fort Hood Sharp
    24/7 Hotline 254-28SHARP or 254-319-4671
    DOD Safe Helpline 877-995-5247

    Domestic Violence Victim
    Services Crisis Line

    254-702-4953
    (operated 24/7/365)

    Family Advocacy Program
    Hotline 254-287-CARE (2273)
    for spouse/child abuse reporting
    (operated 24/7/365)

Chief of Staff

COL Matt Cody

Colonel Matt Cody is a distinguished military graduate from Northeastern University with a bachelor's degree in biology and philosophy. He also earned a master's degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma, a master's degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College, and a Master of Military Art and Science from the School for Advanced Military Studies.  

Some of Colonel Cody's previous assignments include 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas as a maneuver planner; 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado, as a battalion executive officer, brigade operations officer, and brigade executive officer; 1st Squadron, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, as a squadron commander and assistant chief of staff, operations. Colonel Cody's most recent assignment was Brigade Commander for the 2 IBCT, 4th Infantry Division.  

Colonel Cody's operational deployments include: Operation Intrinsic Action 95-03; Operation Joint Forge, Bosnia 1999; Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07 and 08-10; and Operation Enduring Freedom 12-13.  

Colonel Cody's military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (second award), the Meritorious Service Medal (fourth award), the Army Commendation Medal (second award), numerous campaign and service medals, the Ranger Tab and the Parachutist Badge.

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